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Thomas W. Banner

Thomas W. Banner

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  • Real Estate Law, Estate Planning, Probate...
  • District of Columbia, New Mexico
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Summary

Thomas Banner has extensive experience representing both public and private sector interests in litigation before judges, juries and administrative tribunals throughout New Mexico.

For roughly half of his career, Mr. Banner represented the people of New Mexico as a government attorney: he served first as an Assistant District Attorney prosecuting criminal cases; he went on to advocate for the public's interests in utility and insurance rate-making proceedings; most recently, he served as prosecutor for the New Mexico Medical Board in licensing and disciplinary cases.

Now in private practice, Mr. Banner is continuing his successful litigation practice while also offering counseling and advice to individuals and businesses concerning real estate and property, creation and enforcement of contracts and trusts, administration of estates, trademarks, criminal defense, and professional licensing matters.

In 2020, Mr. Banner founded Paramount Title, LLC to provide real estate settlement services and title insurance products in Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

Mr. Banner is admitted to practice in the following courts: New Mexico state courts (2006); New Mexico Federal District Court (2008); District of Columbia (2008); and U.S. Supreme Court (2010)

Mr. Banner was awarded a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Missouri, and a law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law. While attending law school at night in Baltimore, Mr. Banner worked full-time as an Administrative Legal Officer for the Baltimore Department of Social Services where he assisted the department's attorneys in their efforts to protect children from neglect and abuse.

Since 2008, Mr. Banner has volunteered with the Santa Fe County Teen-Court program which affords youthful non-violent law-breakers a chance make reparation to the community and be held accountable for misdemeanor violations as an alternative to prosecution in the juvenile justice system.

Education
University of Baltimore School of Law
J.D (2006)
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University of Missouri - Columbia
B.A (1998)
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Professional Experience
Attorney
The Banner Firm, LLC
- Current
General Counsel
Paramount Title, LLC
- Current
Associate Attorney
Hays & Friedman, PA
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Chief Legal Counsel / Administrative Prosecutor
New Mexico Medical Board
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Staff Attorney
New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
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Attorney
The Banner Firm, LLC
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Associate Attorney
Cassutt, Hays & Friedman, P.A.
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Assistant District Attorney
Office of the First Judicial District Attorney
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Certifications
Certified User
Qualia
Title Insurance Producer License
New Mexico Office of Superintendent of Insurance
Professional Associations
American Land Title Assocaition # 1185666
Member
- Current
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District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
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Santa Fe County Teen Court
Teen Court Judge
- Current
Activities: The Santa Fe County Teen Court Program offers teens who admit being responsible for a traffic or misdemeanor offense, alternative sentencing options including community service, counseling and crime prevention education.
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New Mexico State Bar
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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New Mexico
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U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Health Care Law
  • Business Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Trademarks
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Construction Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Professional Licensing
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Paramount Title of Santa Fe
Contact & Map
The Banner Firm, LLC
2100 Calle de la Vuelta
Suite E104
Santa Fe, NM 87505
USA
Telephone: (505) 428-0523
Cell: (505) 417-7397